ANGELINA SONG

Wilson’s bird of paradise.  Most of you have never seen a Wilson’s bird of paradise. Learn about their mating rituals and looks.  Before we start, shall we look at “The things you should know if you’re going to get a pet Wilson’s bird of paradise”? No. (Please don’t.) A male Wilson’s bird of paradise, at Read more…

AVERY LI

The adorable Ragdoll cat is a new breed of cat – its origins are clouded in mystery. It all starts in Riverside, California with a breeder named Ann Baker. The breed began when a pure white Angora Persian kitty called Josephine was hurt in a car accident while she was pregnant. For some reason, this Read more…

Anna Qin

The Spider Monkey by Anna Qin, entering 6th grade According to A to Z Animals, the spider monkey’s scientific name is Simia Paniscus. However, National Geographic disagrees and believes that it is actually Ateles. They usually grow from 15 to 20 inches and weigh from 14 to 26 pounds. The spider monkey’s lifespan is 15 Read more…

DYLAN AARONSON

The Nile Terrors by Dylan Aaronson, 7th grade Nile crocodiles have some interesting facts about them. One is that these reptiles can hold their breath for a couple of hours without any damage to the body or brain. On some occasions, crocs are able to slow down their metabolism. This means that when a food Read more…

HENRY YUAN

Then Lewis very surprisingly said that he wasn’t going trick-or-treating, claiming that he was too mature for it. Mrs. Zimmermann then asked if he was going to join them for cider and doughnuts because if he wasn’t she was going to “show up at midnight at the foot of your bed in my role of Grinning Griselda, the resuscitated cadaver.”